Never Let Go

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On Target Publications, Jun 4, 2009 - 416 pages
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Coach Dan John breaks down the most complicated concepts of strength training and high-performance athletics in his personal, no-nonsense, thought-provoking and motivating style. Workout routines, Olympic lifting guidance, Highland Games, track and field and Strongman events are all covered, in addition to weight training philosophy for the general public. You'll learn...How to get stronger, faster and leaner; Simple steps to great conditioning; What it takes to compete at high-level athletics; Dan John's top training tips; Effective workouts to carry you through your training seasons; Variations of the classic 5x5 workout; Sample kettlebell and barbell workout combinations; Outdoor cardiovascular training options for athletes; And much more...
  

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Review: Never Let Go: A Philosophy of Lifting, Living and Learning

User Review  - Parker - Goodreads

Dan John is the mentor every young athlete needs. Not only does this book offer advice for training, but for all areas of life. Keep it simple and keep it smart. This book is a wealth of knowledge and gives reference to handfuls of other books to keep you reading for years. Read full review

Review: Never Let Go: A Philosophy of Lifting, Living and Learning

User Review  - Henry Barry - Goodreads

Great book about weightlifting and life philosophy in general. Dan John provides a very good "big picture" view of lifting, approaching it from a lifetime perspective, rather than just a standard 6-12 ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
Foreword
Preface
Free Will and Free Weights
The Rule of Five
The Velocity Diet Experience
The Rest of the Story
The One Lift a Day Program
Blood on the Barbell
A Religious Studies Professors Review of HIT
New Associations New Muscle
Coach Pains Slosh Pipe
Lessons from Southwood
Recovery Methods 101
That Guy
Are You Making Progress?

The Tabata MethodFat Loss in Four Minutes
A History of Dieting
The Classic Top 10 Tips
Systematic Education for Lifters
5 X 5 Variations
Three Mentors Lifetime Lessons
Geezer Wisdom
The AIT Formula
SelfEvident Truths
What You Know Versus What You Do
PVC and Presuppositions
The Litvinov Workout
The Gable Method
Strong Eye for the Weak Guy
The Best Exercises
My Secret Coaching Methods
Nautilus Crossfit and HighHigh
Disdain Medium
The Big Five
Secrets to LongTerm Fitness
One Hard Thing
Principle Lessons
Three Basic Concepts
Goals and Toilet Seats A Mens Room Epiphany
Goalsetting for Motivation
The Onedumbbell Workout
The Journey to Excellence
The Philosophy of Physical Capital
Improve Your Fitness Literacy
Afterword
Suggested Reading
About the Author
Copyright

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